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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- Two inmate firefighters are recovering after getting injured while fighting the Humboldt Complex wildfires.

On Monday, one firefighter received a six-inch laceration to the knee from a chainsaw. He received stitches. The other firefighter, a member of Deadwood Conservation Camp from the Siskiyou Unit, was hit by a six-inch diameter tree that was cut down. He lost...

FORTUNA- More registered nurses in Humboldt County have decided to join the California Nurses Association.

Nurses at Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna voted 31 to 24 in favor of being represented. The union is part of National Nurses United, the nation’s largest organization of registered nurses. CNA also represents RN’s at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka.

While Redwood Memorial...

RIO DELL- A new community mural will soon be complete in Rio Dell.

Located on the Dias Artistries building at the intersection of Wildwood and Columbus Streets, Rio Dell Artist Dale Rader, says the idea behind it is the world is what you make it. Rader has been drawing since he was young and is a member of the Eagle Prairie Arts District in Rio Dell. Local youth have also helped him...

PRESS RELEASE:
3rd District Supervisor Mark Lovelace announced Monday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in 2016. “It has been an honor to represent the 3rd District for the past six and a half years. I’ve enjoyed the work and I’m proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish together, but it’s time for me to move on.”
 
Lovelace was first elected to the board in...

NORTH COAST - Redwood National and State Parks has instituted two new fire prevention measures for fire safety.

No open fires are allowed at dispersed backcountry campsites. Those areas include Redwood Creek and Tall Trees areas. Backcountry campers are still permitted to use camp stoves using gas, jellied petroleum, or pressurized liquid fuel. Fires are also legal in park installed...

LAKE COUNTY - Just when firefighters were mopping up the 70,000 acre Rocky Fire in Lake County, a new fire has popped up causing major concern.

The Jerusalem Fire, northeast of Middleton has burned 6,000 acres. Fire officials say it is a drought driven blaze and is burning very hot and fast. It caught many by surprise and authorities are investigating the cause.

In another...

EUREKA - The North Coast Small Business Development Center is set to help food enthusiasts get their favorite recipes to market.

A new business series will help interested entrepreneurs to learn valuable information about launching a product, branding, and marketing. Several other classes are available to get prepared to be up and running in the food business. A panel of successful...

EUREKA - The body of man was found this morning in a vacant lot in Eureka.  Authorities were alerted just after 10 by a passerby regarding a deceased white adult man in his late 30s or early 40s.

The victim's personal belongings were found a short distance away and the death does not appear to be suspicious at this time.  Witnesses reported seeing the man camping in the area the night...